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Newberry High School Band Places First In Division At Marching Band Festival

By on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 10:19 pm

(Photo credit: Kim Walsh-Childers)
The NHS Band of Pride placed first in the 1A division at the Kingdom of the Sun Marching Band Festival at North Marion High School on Nov. 9 and will compete at the state competition Saturday.

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Incumbent Sue Weller Wins Tight High Springs City Commissioner Election

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 1:25 pm

Incumbent Sue Weller re-elected Tuesday night as High Springs City Commissioner for another three year term. Weller won against Bobby Summers, a former High Springs commissioner and Alachua County, by 38 votes to fill city commission seat number three.

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Envision Alachua Inches Closer With Help From Private Landowner

By and on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 4:08 pm

The Envision Alachua initiative is getting closer to the end of the second phase thanks to Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc.

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Combat Boots To Cowboy Boots: Florida Veterans Learn Horse Care

By on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:07 pm

Sugar Plum Ranch in Ocala provides a training program for military veterans to learn the basics of caring for horses. The program helps veterans acquire jobs on farms after they have returned home from military service.

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Machen Outlines Major Initiatives For Last Year As UF President

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 4:59 pm

During a discussion on Wednesday with the Retired Faculty of UF, Bernie Machen outlined the three initiatives he plans to focus on in his last year as president.

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Explaining The Process Behind The Dozier School Excavation

By , and on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm

Although the University of Florida’s anthropology department is not involved in the actual excavation, the staff at the C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory explains the procedure a USF team will use.

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Next Pedro Bravo Case Hearing Scheduled For Nov. 12

By on August 27th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 3:00 pm

About half the evidence has been processed in the Christian Aguilar murder case, including items found in defendant Pedro Bravo’s car, according to Assistant State Attorney Brian Kramer.

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